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AVMA’s global, diversity activities could expand
Nearly four years ago, the AVMA created a position to coordinate the Association’s foreign affairs and promote diversity within the veterinary…
In new role, Sabin focuses on foreign, diversity initiatives
In August, Dr. Beth Sabin began a new position in the AVMA Office of the Executive Vice President, coordinating the Association’s foreign affairs and…
Externships abroad a draw for some students
According to the AVMA Student Externship Locator, 21 externships are listed in the international category
O.I.E. takes action at annual meeting
Representatives from the governments of 139 countries gathered at the Office International des Epizooties annual meeting in Paris
Former AVMA officer elected WVA president
AVMA past president Dr. René Carlson was elected president of the World Veterinary Association
Veterinary colleges committed to anti-racism, say Black lives matter
Many veterinary colleges have released statements standing with the Black Lives Matter movement and the Black community, several have started book…
Board makes appointments
The AVMA Executive Board, now called Board of Directors, named the following individuals to the entities indicated
Arce poised to make history this summer
Dr. José Arce will be the first native of Puerto Rico to hold the office of AVMA president-elect. He talks about his father volunteering with the…
World Veterinary Day promotes sustainable development
The theme of World Veterinary Day 2018, which falls on April 28, is “The role of the veterinary
AVMA strengthens support for women in leadership
The AVMA Board of Directors in November 2015 voted to provide management services for the Women’s Veterinary Leadership Development
Veterinarians have a role in global food security, Association says
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting April 5-6, approved the new "AVMA Policy on Global Food Security."
Garry Adams receives AVMA Award
Dr. L. Garry Adams values collaboration to achieve greater goals in research and organized veterinary medicine.
AVMA's champion for global veterinary medicine
For the past three years, Dr. René Carlson has been president of the World Veterinary Association
Academics honored by AAVMC
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges recognized the 2018 recipients of four awards during its Annual Conference March 2-4 in…
AAVMC acknowledges contributions from veterinary faculty, student
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges recognized the 2017 recipients of five awards during its Annual Conference March 10-12
Ross replaces dean who extended global research
Dr. Elaine Watson stepped down as dean of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine this past October.
AVMA weighs stepped-up role in global food security
With the world’s population projected to grow by one-third to more than 9 billion people by 2050, global food production must increase as
Veterinarians: quiet contributors to nation's policy
Food safety, small-business tax relief, and animal well-being during air travel. The AVMA has had something to say to Congress on all these issues.
AVMA board laying groundwork for future endeavors
The AVMA Board of Directors took a big-picture approach at its latest meeting, during the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference in Chicago.
JAVMA takes a look at a few of the milestones in diversity—both in veterinary medicine and in society as a whole—over the years.
HOD again rejects measures to stop foreign accreditation
Foreign veterinary college accreditation has been debated by AVMA members and leaders for the past few years.
Q&A with the AVMA president-elect candidates
Drs. Jan K. Strother and Michael J. Topper describe the challenges and opportunities facing the veterinary profession and explain
One health in action
The 2014 Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ Annual Conference had a theme of “One health in veterinary medical education
The toll it takes to earn a veterinary degree
Veterinary colleges say that while their current health and wellness programs are doing some good, they have substantial room for improvement
FDA restricting antimicrobial uses in livestock
The Food and Drug Administration is giving drug companies three years to end the use of many antimicrobials to promote livestock